bladder compliance

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blad·der com·pli·ance

change in volume of bladder for a given change in pressure; can be calculated from a cytometrogram's pressure volume curve.

bladder compliance

A general term for the relationship between changes in the bladder volume and changes in pressure on the detrusor muscle; the ability of the bladder to stretch in response to an increase in volume of urine.

bladder compliance

Urology Distensibility of the urinary bladder when filled. See Cystometrogram.
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The major findings were bladder wall trabeculation (5/8 cases) and bladder ulcer or hypervascularity in cystoscopy (2/8 cases), detrusor hyperactivity (7/8 cases) and low compliance of bladder (4/8 cases) according to that study (3).
Hence, it can be concluded from this study that as severity of bladder outlet obstruction (BPH) increase, the compliance of bladder decreases.
This study concluded that as severity of BPH increases, the compliance of bladder decreases.

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